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Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

After almost 17 years since it was originally launched, the iconic Nokia 3310 is officially back in business.

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Donald Trump is set in stone at Ballintoy

Donald Trump’s likeness may or may not one day be sculpted on Mount Rushmore along with predecessors like Lincoln and Washington, but whatever happens, it appears the image of the 45th President of the United States is already set in stone – on the Causeway Coast.

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Mid & East Antrim Mayor Audrey Wales.

Last chance for say in borough’s community plan

Time is running out to take part in Mid and East Antrim Borough Council’s Community Planning Consultation process.

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In Bloom UK finalists ready to compete

In Bloom UK finalists ready to compete

Ballymena and Cullybackey have been selected to compete in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals 2017.

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Ballymena boy Garron Donnelly who was granted a Super Wish visit to Monaco by Make-A-Wish.

Garron granted his Monaco Super Wish

A Ballymena boy, who suffers from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, has been granted a super-yacht Super Wish in Monaco by the Make-A-Wish charity.

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Indie Rockers Wild Child bound for the Empire

Indie Rockers Wild Child bound for the Empire

American indie pop band Wild Child will be headlining at The Empire in Belfast on March 9.

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Rab McCullough back on stage at the BT Blues Club

Rab McCullough back on stage at the BT Blues Club

Rab McCullough will return to take the stage at the BT Blues Club on Saturday March 4.

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How to eat your pancake

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

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Dr Peter FitzGerald with the trophy designer Shannon ONeill and Sir Anthony McCoy at the Randox Health Grand National Weights Reception.  (Submitted Picture)

Primary pupils get rare chance to see Grand National trophy

Pupils at a primary school in Ballyclare have been given a rare opportunity to see the world famous Grand National Trophy at first hand.

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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

AS storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the  travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Pictured 20 years ago: Ballymena Mayor James Currie pictured with Army Cadet Force members who received Four Star certificates at Ballymena Town Hall.

In Pictures: The Way We Were

We are featuring pictures in the Ballymena Times from our archives.

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Alistair and Karen,  from Muckamore, star in the first episode of new series The House That 100K Built with Piers Taylor & Kieran Long due to air on Wednesday 22nd February on BBC Two.

Couple’s dream home on screen

A County Antrim couple star in the first episode of the new series of ‘The House That 100K Built’ - due to air at 8pm tonight Wednesday, February 22 on BBC Two - with Piers Taylor and Kieran Long,

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Cyclists Richard Henry and Patrick Chapman cycle across the land of a thousand hills.

Wrightbus workers on track for Tearfund

Keen cyclists and Tearfund supporters Richard Henry and Patrick Chapman have just returned from cycling across the Land of a Thousand Hills.

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Ballymena Sea Cadets seeking new members.

Ahoy there! Ballymena Sea Cadets Unit seeking new members

If you are aged 10-18 and on the look out for fun and adventure then Ballymena Sea Cadets would like to welcome you on board.

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Mount Charles launches the Big School Cook Off for post-primary schools L-R Ronan Geoghegan and Simon Toye, Group Development Chef at Mount Charles. (Submitted Pic)

Budding post-primary chefs urged to show off their cooking talent

Schools in Ballymena and Antrim are being encouraged to enter a competition which aims to uncover cookery talent.

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Support for families with disabled children

Support for families with disabled children

Workshops are being held in Ballymena and Belfast aimed at supporting families with disabled children as they move into adulthood.

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Rusty with Dogs Trust staff before leaving for his new forever home with his new owner (pictured centre).

New lease of life for terrier cross as he finds his ‘forever home’

A terrier cross who was a resident of Dogs Trust Ballymena for more than a year has finally found his forever home. Seven-year-old Rusty had become so well known to the staff at the Ballymena based Rehoming Centre, that many of them turned out to wish him well as he left Dogs Trust with his new family.

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Readers Park showhome to open its doors

Readers Park showhome to open its doors

The new Showhome at Readers Park, Ballyclare, elegantly combines the luxuriously traditional with a contemporary twist.

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Starbucks Junction One is donating 10p from every from every cup sold in the first day of each month to Northern Ireland Childrens Hospice. Pictured (second left))is Denise Stewart Store Manager at Antrim Junction One with Caolfhionn Sherrin, Store Manager at Londonderry Foyleside (left) and and Paula Galloway Starbucks (NI) District Manager (right) handing over a cheque for �16,419.00 to Lauren Cunningham, Corporate Fundraiser at NI Childrens Hospice.

Brewing up funds for Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice

Starbucks Junction One is donating 10p from every cup sold in the first day of each month to Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice. Pictured (second left))is Denise Stewart Store Manager at Antrim Junction One with Caolfhionn Sherrin, Store Manager at Londonderry Foyleside (left) and and Paula Galloway Starbucks (NI) District Manager (right) handing over a cheque for £16,419.00 to Lauren Cunningham, Corporate Fundraiser at NI Children’s Hospice.

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